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dotOnly recycled precious metals and not directly mined and therefore no further displacement of fragile eco-systems.
dotLocally-gathered surface stones.
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Cruelty-free and suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
dot15% of profits donated to wildlife protection and re-naturing - also land-care education in developing countries.
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A genuine approach to chemical-hazard-free crafting.
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No plating. No casting. Nothing designed or made with computer software.
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Carbon-inverted targets (Dedicated to putting more back into nature than taking from it).
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Every detail handmade by Laibach.
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No greenwash answers to customer questions.
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No newly-mined gems ... ever.
dotAtelier Laibach is the first jewellery maker worldwide to use
The  About The NOVA Key Ethical Label Key ethical label.

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Ethical Jewellery Gift Voucher
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Atelier Laibach jewellery pouch
Your jewellery piece comes in a Kerstin Laibach handmade pouch made with bamboo / hemp, raffia and vegan sealing wax.

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CONTACTING THE LAIBACH ATELIER

Please read the information below carefully before making your enquiry.

“Kerstin Laibach is the world’s first ‘slow’ goldsmith ... distinguished through unsurpassed environmental standards along with exacting, pure hand-forged procedures for every jewellery piece.” (See the Laibach Principles for more details.)

Because great care and time is taken for client discussion and throughout the crafting process, please factor in a period of six weeks or more (depending on design/crafting complexity) until your piece is ready.

For all enquiries, please email: enquire@kerstinlaibach.com
Or telephone: +49 (0)7622 6975126
Telephone enquiries are taken between 10.00am and 6pm GMT Monday to Saturday.

MORE VERY USEFUL INFORMATION BEFORE ENQUIRING:

Clients worldwide visit the Laibach Atelier for detailed consultation, and because Kerstin Laibach provides a truly unique and focused bespoke service, please preferebaly consider a direct visit to the atelier / gallery in South West Germany for your personal consultation. If this is not possible there is also the option of a FaceTime / Skype consultation.

Kerstin Laibach offers the possibility of directly using your own old gold for your new piece. Please consider checking your jewellery box before contacting Kerstin. You may find unwanted items - or even broken jewellery with sentimental value, which could be integrated into your new piece. Alternatively, re-refined (recycled) precious metals will be provided to create your new piece.

All Laibach rings, in all precious metal options are individually precision handmade (not cast) by goldsmith Kerstin Laibach to your exact comfort fit, style and profile preference.
In all cases, if you are requesting a personal cost estimate for rings, particularly in platinum and gold, it is essential that you provide as close as possible your ring finger size(s) and also indicate the ring width(s) you would prefer.
If you are having ring(s) made, via the internet, in all cases you will be sent a ringsizer to ensure your exact ring size(s). Ringsizers are only sent after a deposit has been made.
If you are ordering a piece seen on this website which Kerstin Laibach has already made and is currently available, such as some earrings and pendants, your chosen piece can be reserved once you have made a deposit payment.

For online orders, if you have any questions regarding fitting adjustments, Kerstin Laibach will aim to answer these to your complete satisfaction before you commit to your order. If you are happy with everything and wish to proceed, you will be sent an invoice, either deposit or full payment depending on your order request) through which you can securely pay via Paypal (or alternatively bank transfer depending on country). If you pay via Paypal, a small percentage of 3% of your total cost is added to cover some Paypal charges. If you are in Germany or the UK you can transfer your payment via bank transfer which does not usually incur an additional charge. When full payment is received, your order will be shipped to you and will be insured during transit.

Many of the Laibach Collection one-off pieces, which you may see on this website, are often on display, either in exhibitions or hotels in Germany and other European countries. If a collection piece you are interested in is being exhibited please allow a short delay while we collect your piece and prepare it for delivery to you.

A 75% quotation deposit for high precious metal pieces (50% quotation deposit on silver items) is always required prior to crafting. A scaled design fee is required for exclusive commissions.

As there is often a waiting list for Kerstin Laibach's bespoke work please indicate when you require your piece by, if for a special occasion).

If you require more ordering information please see here

Atelier / Gallery South Germany ... Visiting by appointment only.

To make an appointment to visit please telephone:
+49 (0)7622 6975126

Atelier / Gallery Address:
Hauptstrasse 73
79650 Schopfheim
Germany.

Opening Times.
As a general rule, the atelier is open for visits between 10.30am until 7 or 8pm Monday to Saturday (Saturday 10.30 till 2pm), with viewing also available on some Sundays. The atelier remains open during German lunchtime periods between 12pm and 2pm.

Private workbench, Dorset, England.
Pre-arranged consultations at south and west England locations only under special circumstances.

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